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and deficit. >> we'll sit down with leaders of the congressional budget the committee, senator rob portman and congressman chris van hollen. plus arizona governor jan brewer vetoes a bill that would protect religious freedom over gay rights. but other states may take up similar measures. our sunday panel weighs in. and our power players of the week. they are making the please don't touch signs at museums a thing of the past. all right now on fox "fox news sunda sunday". hello again from fox news in washington. we begin with a fast moving developments in ukraine. president obama spoke with russian president putin and said the u.s. will suspend planning for the g-8 summit in sochi this summer. putin got approval from the russian parliament to send troops into ukraine. and the russians have seized control of the crimean peninsula without firing a shot. ukraine's government says we are on the brink of disaster. and is asking the u.s. and europe for help. let's get the latest now from fox news national security correspondent jennifer griffin. >> chris, military historians say this could be the
the affect this rain is having on our rainfall deficit. >> now spencer just showed us the rain hitting every corner of the bay area, we got good down pours in the city this afternoon. but wettest weather has been north and south of us. we have team coverage of the storm, abc7 news, nick smith and david louie are all live tonight. sergio, let's begin with you in the north bay. >> it's started coming down regularly now in novato people say they're really welcoming the rain, but they're getting ready for any problems that it my bring. >> a full day of rain was a welcome sight. >> a lot of rain this time. we need it. >> stewart rv and boat sales says her boat-selling has just started off. she's hoping more rain now will help with lakes this summer. >> just trying to get back into our really good season. this is going to help. >> in heelsberg rains came down enough for decent runoff but russian river is looking shallow. in santa rosa a drizzle prompted people to pull out umbrellas at lunchtime. and this team south of petta luma. with the problems, residents say it's well worth it. >> we need it.
this rain is having on our rainfall deficit. >> now spencer just showed us the rain hitting every corner of the bay area, we got good down pours in the city this afternoon. but wettest weather has been north and south of us. we have team coverage of the storm, abc7 news, nick smith and david louie are all live tonight. sergio, let's begin with you in the north bay. >> it's started coming down regularly now in novato people say they're really welcoming the rain, but they're getting ready for any problems that it my bring. >> a full day of rain was a welcome sight. >> a lot of rain this time. we need it. >> stewart rv and boat sales says her boat-selling has just started off. she's hoping more rain now will help with lakes this summer. >> just trying to get back into our really good season. this is going to help. >> in heelsberg rains came down enough for decent runoff but russian river is looking shallow. in santa rosa a drizzle prompted people to pull out umbrellas at lunchtime. and this team south of petta luma. with the problems, residents say it's well worth it. >> we need it. >> in m
could save. liberty mutual insurance. responsibility. what's your policy? >>> the federal deficit plunged by more than $400 in the last fiscal deficit. the sharpest drop since the end of world war ii. alison kosik is in new york to tell us why this happened. >> the federal budget deficit is at its lowest level in five years. the deficit is the difference between what the government spends and takes in. that dropped to $680 billion in 2013. to give you some perspective, during the financial crisis, it shot up above $1 trill in 2009 as the economy tanked and government bailouts became the norm. here is why it is happening. the economy is getting better over the last few years. the deficit has been shrinking. also, we are paying higher taxes. all that means more revenue for the government. the government has cut back on spending. the republicans, they still insist that the budget deficit is still too large. if they are looking for a fight, they may not get it. congress agreed to a bipartisan budget deal. mid-term elections are coming in the fall. a strengthening economy is removing m
said she was disappointed that it doesn't take any steps to reduce the deficit by raising taxes on upper income americans and senator schumer who is from new york which is one of the highest state taxes in the country took issue with the fact that it eliminates the ability of state and local taxation which is a big thing in california, new york and other high tax states. so they're picking it apart in a way that suggests they're not interested in engaging on it or using it as a starting point. i would like to see them do it just to see where they get. i don't think it would happen, but i think it would be fascinating and it's a real opportunity that sthey shouldn' write-off. >> and on the democrat being side, this proposal includes a bank tax. there are a numb democrchmber o eliminates the so-called carry interest about thatthis proposa tax. there are a number of -- and eliminates the so-called carry interest about that a up 1/2 democrat would be uncomfortable with that as well. >> including schumer. >> exactly. >> earlier brian said something about troll going and i feel they h
million deficit. airline not to increase >> : but supreme court was secretly caught not recorded by out >> : not want a light but the justices were in session a black-and-white is not affected these photos were taken when cameras or tape and to the court. in the 1930's. now there's this but loaded to you to and then got an actor. the letter that caught the pass security. aunt was able to get a first video of the u.s. supreme court in session. then what >> : of their legal analyst jerry. caught security isn't lax. allied and a court many times even is a guest walked through metal detectors. we're now to bring electronics and everyone passes through those of detectors. this video was recorded by an advocacy group that pushes of finance reform. airline out >> : the prize on behalf of the vast majority of the american people at a leave money does not. corporations are not people and >> : he faces federal charges. how the cameras were smuggled supreme court says that it's revealing reviewing the video and screening procedures. what >> : ought to contract for we have got pretty severe worried
is trying to cover a $142 million budget deficit. >>> a lot more to come. we are tracking the storm. another bout of rain hitting the area. details of the possibility of thunderstorms. >> i am live on the red carpet at the academy awards in l.a. it has been a wild weather ride here today under the big top. rain highlights and oscar preps coming up next. >> thanks. an undieing love. the promise he made to his young bride after learning he had only six months to live. abc7 news continues in a moment. stay with us. is more fun than ever. sees better than ever. ♪ charges faster. and will charge. cool. and heat. from your phone. fact: leaf never needs gas. ever. good for the world. built in america. now, leaf's an easier choice than ever. ♪ shop at choosenissan.com. ♪ the oscars are on sunday on abc7. they were a little worried about the weather down there too, but for the most part it is about the excitement of hollywood's biggest night. katie is in l.a. covering the academy awards for us all weekend. katie, it has to be a fun assignment. >> hey there, dan. right now i have the red carpet
in 2018. the bridge district is trying to cover a $142 million budget deficit. >>> a lot more to come. we are tracking the storm. another bout of rain hitting the area. details of the possibility of thunderstorms. >> i am live on the red carpet at the academy awards in l.a. it has been a wild weather ride here today under the big top. rain highlights and oscar preps coming up next. >> thanks. an undieing love. the promise he made to his young bride after learning he had only six months to live. abc7 news continues in a moment. stay with us. charles not having coverage stressed me out. i literally haven't been to a doctor in 15 years. i had a car accident when i was uninsured, and i declined medical assistance because it was gonna be too expensive. as a result, i deal with back pain on a pretty regular basis. after it had built up for so long of not having insurance, i couldn't believe that it was just that easy. it was just nice to have a plan that was a reasonable monthly premium. i'm in because i don't want to put a price on my health. [ female announcer ] everyone deserves health insur
. >> you can see our deficit, quite a nice run of rain but we are nearly 7" below average in livermore, san jose, must be 10.5 at sfo, and 10.75 in downtown, and 17 in ukiah. a lot of rain fell but it is not enough. we have a long way to go before we fill it. rain in the north bay through the morning commute. it is mild. rain will move in the travel bay by noon. temperatures are in the mid-50's and 60's and in the south board of inquiry 4:00, all of us should be wet during the evening commute. temperatures are mild. mid-50's to low 60's. we are in the mid-to-upper 50's with rain continuing through the evening hours and overnight. we will have a few scattered showers tomorrow morning and probably a wet commute if it is not raining because of the residual moisture and mild breezes wednesday, low 60's to 70's at the coast and more showers on the way for thursday with temperatures in the mid-50's to mid-60's. sue, how is the commute? >> it is light. we have a couple of issues. if you are traveling through sacramento to the sierra, no snow chain requirements but we have a situation with road wor
provisions that only benefit a favored few. to bailoutncreases washington from its debt and deficit problems. if we are going to close a loophole, the american people should get the benefit of a lower rate instead of just handing them money over to washington so he can spend more. we close a lot of loopholes, we got a lot of the junk out of the code. our plan reveals 228 sections of the tax code. we cut the size of the income tax code by roughly 25%. tax reform needs to be about strengthening the economy, making the codes blur and fairer. today we had the opportunity to make the first step forward. this is the kind of tax code the american people need and deserve. before he opened us up to questions, i want to draw your attention to a list of the major provisions in the press release. when you are talking about the entire tax code, there is a lot to go over. i want to highlight a few items on the list in addition to lowering rates, this includes simpler improved taxation of investment income. we tax long-term capital gains and dividends as normal income but exempt 40% of such income six tax,
6:00 and those without 7:00. the bridge district is trying to cover 142-month-old budget deficit. coming up next, lisa argen will have your accuweather forecast. >> yeah. hi, matt. it is a little wet out here. we are lacking at breezy winds and still showers in your weekend forecast. 54 trees in san francisco. this is a view from our sutro tower. and plenty of showers south of the city. i'll detail your forecast when we return. >> also next, a wild weather ride on the red carpet in l.a. as crews try to get ready for tomorrow night's oscars. imagine a car that gets 1,000 miles a gallon. that's the goal of some bay area students who plan to test their invention in a cros we love this! what's next? great! do you have measurements? yeah, i paced it off. it's about twenty by twelve of these. so, we can measure, plan and install it for you. yea, let's do that! ikea. professional kitchen services at a low price. [man] no one told her,right? [son]hi! [mom screams] give him the tour.heer]is k! let me show you! soft-close drawers, farm sink! um... where's my room? we had to take just a lit
in the air, mike? >> it will be a enough that the deficit will not grow. the key is not letting the deficit grow after a good soaking from last week. you can see the angry sky this morning with the reds, the pensions -- pinks and turning purple and blue. in the north, we can see highway one, to guerneville, that area has the best radar returns and a sprinkling of radar runs and probably sprinkle falling across most of the north bay with heavy rains to the north and that will shift to the south so a last us have a quiet commute. this picture is more color will off our roof camera which is 10' higher than i am so you are sigh more of the colors. rainy today and over might and another chance on thursday and a spring-like warm weekend. today you can see the rain spreading south in the afternoon and all of us should be wet in the evening. we will be in the upper 50's to low 60's in the north bay because of the cloud cover and west weather and the rest of us in the low pressure 60's because of the wind. overnight it is mild at 49 in santa rosa and everyone else if the low-to-mid 50's and the stea
of rain to catch up to the normal level for this point in the season. so it's a severe rainfall deficit still. again, these steady and frequent rains are helping. >> all right. the drought is not over. >> no. far from over. >> okay. thanks, very much. >>> still to come on abc 7 nudes at 9:00, an initial sight for skiers today. the details behind the slope-side rescue of a small bear cub. >>> and a look behind the iconic work of a rock and roll photographer. what he says is the secret behind his legendary shots. attention monster taco fans! get ready for a night of monster taco madness - when two new monster taco flavors from jack in the box face off. introducing - the bacon ranch monster taco, crushin' it with strips of bacon and creamy ranch versus the nacho monster taco, comin' hard with nacho cheese and jalapeños! monster, monster, monster tacos! too much? needs an explosion. [boy] mom!ughs] [mom] yes? [boy] whoa,whoa,whoa... [mom and dad] [laughing] [boy] whoa,whoa,whoa... [mom] you've got two left feet,boo. >>> the fortunate ones among white house find their bliss and turn it into
because of legislation that congress passed last year to address the deficits, chronic deficits in the national flood insurance program. they are undoing the work to providing relief. the house will take up an energy bill -- one which will restrict the epa's regulation of carbon emissions by coal-fired plants. this is a big priority of utilities. it would require any limits for new plants to be based on existing technology. that is -- it will be a theme this week. there will be several energy bills, just like there was a theme last week about excessive regulation. >> adriel bettelheim, we thank you for the lookahead. as always sir, thank you for your time. >> my pleasure, sir. >> on the next washington journal, national review columnist talks about us -- joins us to talk about the tea party. followed by randi weingarten. we are joined with daniel in the council of foreign relations. washington journal is live at 7:00 a.m. eastern. >> is this a technique you hope will prove fruitful? reagan hadour of less to do with the hollywood roots per se. ofwasn't the climber hollywood exact
popular. you took a state a lot of people felt was ungovernable, chiefly because of the budget deficit, and now there's a surplus. is there a national leadership lesson that california provided? >> well, you've got to be tough on spending. no matter how liberal you want to be, at the end of the day, fiscal discipline is the fundamental predicate of a free society and you just have to maintain that. secondly, you do have to find a way to create a governing consensus or coalition. in california, we do have a majority democratic party. and we don't have any constitutional blocking points like the 60-vote requirement in the senate or the division of parties in the house between the house and the senate. >> it is interesting, isn't it, is there a lesson for president obama no matter how liberal you are, you said, here the president's about to present a budget where he's saying look, the deficits are coming down for now. we've got to spend more. we're only going to get the economy going in a meaningful way if we spend more on infrastructure and the like. >> yeah, spend more but in the framew
, runaway deficits, political instability, i think argentina and venezuela are headed to a chaotic political environment that is going to affect brazil and chile. as a geopolitical matter, the united states and it's relationships with south america are at risk. the oil problem is a big one. if venezuela should really go essentially belly up, that is going to--that could raise oil prices for a while to $5 to $10 a barrel. >> first of all, brazil one of the countries we've talked about for several years now as being on an economic growth terror, that's not the case. it's growth has slowed and it will grow a little less or about the same as the united states in 2014. it will start to have an impact on the world. there is a real domino affect if latin america becomes a problem. what is the effect to the rest of us? >> it's probably pretty contained. i think argentina, the reason why we're concerned about brazil is we think argentina is really going to go down. in its economy, and in its politics. and argentina buys a lot from brazil and chile, so both of those countries are going to suffer in th
and they are deficitting off at east dunn with the headlights in the northbound direction. it is a five mile backup. the other problem westbound 205 from the central valley we had an early big rig accident which now is long gone but the right lane remains closed for clean up and there is gap improvement with 45 to 50-minute drive from i-5 to the dublin/pleasanton area. >> abc7 news is the only place where you can see the oscars this sunday. we are giving away free movie tickets for a year through facebook to sell operate the academy awards. >> there are seven winners and the latest is steven from pacifica. you still have five chances to win. "like" us at facebook and you can get in touch with us. >>> we we have designs created and sent in by children across the country. they all love this. the size 42 regular features colors and schemes and styles that will benefit the nonprofit inspired by a six-year-old who is fighting brain cancer. the highest bid so far is at $3,500 and the auction choses march 8. we have a link under "see it on tv." >> i would have donated the bracelet that my daughter made fo
it calls a growing infrastructure deficit of crumbling roads, bridges and highways. in a report to congress to the dot says washington needs to spend as much as $146 billion a year to maintain and improve the nation's roads and crossings starting right away. >>> to retail where japan's fast retailing the parent company of unico is in talks to buy jay crew. according to the wall street jourl, j crew's management is seeking $5 billion for the business. but it's unclear whether fast retailing is willing to pay that price in a statement the company says it doesn't comment on market speculation. >>> pier one imports cuts its outlook for the second straight month because of snowed-in shoppers. that is where we begin tonight's market focus. the home furnishings retailer blamed the harsh winter for soft traffic. the company did say it expects business to be normal once the weather gets better. still shares down more than 5.5% today to $18.92. it was the opposite story for 3d systems. the 3d printer maker gave investors a strong outlook, predicting its $1 billion in revenue in 2015. now, this quarte
dollars in debt. we have an annual deficit this year that will be less than $1 trillion and we are all excited about that. the first time in five years it has been less than $1 trillion. yes, government needs money, but i would say today the government need something more. in these discipline to rein in spending. it needs courage to make tough decisions. it needs commitment to make sure we do everything more efficiently and more effectively than we have done before. we want to work with you to help you do that, to help you set the right priorities which help you spend the money that we appropriate to you. we thank you for being here today. we will have questions. before we do that, i want to turn to my friend, the ranking member. let me say to him that it has been a whirlwind time, but he has been a great partner. we do not always agree on everything, but as we go through negotiations with our senate counterparts to come to this conclusion, it was a team effort. thank you for that. any comments? >> thank you for your willingness to work with us, especially your staff. and our staff. le
bipolar disorder or attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder. a man who became a father at 35 would have a 14-fold risk of having a child born with adhd. children with older dads are also challenged academically. and this from a researcher who look at 2 million swedish born children. still, the study shows that the vast majority of kids born to older dads will be just fine. >>> and we'll have an assignment 7 are report, birds get help from farmers as they migrate home. >>> and we are dedicating our instagram feed to honoring black culture in the bay area, tonight we celebrate the african american museum in oakland, which is dedicated to the discovery and preservation of african-americans in california and throughout the west. you can learn more at >>> a conservation group has come up with an innovative way to make water go farther in california. it is a pilot program planned before the drought that helps millions of birds migrating to california. and as you will see in the report it is helping farmers at the same time. eight million birds a year t)t)h fly-way through the california
voted to have a toll raise. there's a projected deficit of $142 million over the next five years. a rate hike schedule the toll is going to jump, and by 2017 it will be up to $7:# and then it will cost $8 to cost the golden gate bridge. mary curry is retiring. she's had the job 22 years. she plans to retire in april. she's going to do consulting work and will spend time with her parents and travel. she plans to keep a close eye on the bridge and any future changes. >>> more on protecting bicyclists. they want to raise the fine from $95 to $1,000. it would lead to fewer crashes. most crashes are accidental, so, they don't think it would change anything. >>> she could see russia from alaska. they're predicting the turmoil between russia and its neighbor. >>> she was determined to get to hawaii, one woman's multiple attempts to stowaway and new questions about security at sfo. >> let's take you outside, there is a look at the approach of are the richmond san rainfall bridge. roads are still wet. the cards coming at the screen, no problems to report in that area. it's a good morning to once
house can work together to improve the bottom loin when it comes to deficits and spending and taxes and cutting? well, i've read that senator patti murray said the senate will not produce a budget in response to the president's proposal. .i've read that the president's budget is going to largely ignore some of the common ground to fix entitlement programs and the like and be more of a gain document that he and his fellow democrats can run on in november. that's a terrible disservice. this country continues to spend a lot more money than we're bringing in the door. debt continues to rack up. medicare and social security continue to be on an unsustainable path. and the president, the person who is supposed to be in charge of the executive branch of government continues to campaign. but he's not going to be on the battle again. so to say it's a disappointment is a profound understatement. >> all right. senator john cornyn, sir, thank you for your time today. >> thanks, shannon. >>> the situation in ukraine developing minutes by minutes. russian soldiers we're told are now surrounding a
to that. here is a look at rain deficit. we had nice rain but we are still nearly 7" below average in san jose, livermore, nearly 8" in sack machine dough and 10" at sfo and 10" at oakland and look at that, 17 in santa rosa. we need six or seven more storms to get average. the visibility is light in santa rosa because we have had the light rain and everyone is okay this morning although the clouds are rolling over us. the day planner the next 12 hours is light rain and middle temperatures from mid-40's to low 50's. the rain will hit the central board of inquiry noon -- the central bay by noon. temperatures top out in the mid-60's inland and mid-to-upper 50's during the evening. we have showers tomorrow morning during the commute and clouds in the afternoon and a mild breeze low 60 to 70 from the coast to inland and another storm on thursday. sue? >> good morning, mike, hello everyone. night light commute so far. if you are traveling mass transit, bart is on time and ace and muni off to a great start. >> there is some flooding from safeway to the scotty's market but flooding is on both sid
? >> anything would help. >> thanks for reading them. how do you rain? >> deficit but yeah curb your enthusiasm. >>> a local spelling bee. >> about 50 students across the bay area find out if training started months ago when tens of thousands of students faced off in their schools. 150 school winners then competed in the written spelling bee and today find out if they move on. >> we'll have our own competition for the next two weeks leading up to the bee in the spirit. we'll have our own word of the day. i always wanted to be. >> i have to warn you, i used to win spelling bees. >> i did too. so did mark twain. i will before my time. >> i'm so nervous, by the way. >> this is a word from the french. >> okay. >> it's easy. >> okay. >> impasse. >> seriously? >> no, impasse. >> okay. here we go. i-m-p-a-s-s-e. impasse. >> yes, very good. nicely done. >> that was an easy one. give me a harder one that that. what do i get? a trophy? >> a high five from me. hungry raccoon learns hard lesson about messing with a mother's babies. that story is coming up. >> i know frank mallicoat likes to call in sick b
reduced the deficit, two other goals came from two of their stalwarts late in the second half. defender car carlos pulo, richad barth al jazeera. >> it was a thrilling final round at the honda classic in florida where the title was decided in a four man playoff. tiger woods began seven shows behind, but he was forced to withdraw with a back injury. double bogey, four-over 74, missed the eagle putt, for the final hole of the outright win. henley, only second pag victory. >> it was a rush to be out there, playing with rory. i've never played or bean part of the crowd so big. it was just an amazing feeling. i feel like i kind of got them going and it was so much fun. i hope i can have a bunch more sundays just hike that in my career. >> i didn't -- like that in my career. >> i didn't play well enough to deserve the tournament. just wasn't in control. my golf ball coming down the stretch. but you know still had a chance to win the tournament, didn't quite do it, and just had an awkward distance from my second in the playoff and a couple of awkward lies, couldn't make birdie but it's been a
. >> the other thing is how weak the ukrainian government is, they have been running deficits, they have almost no money in their treasury. so what do you need to be strong? you need a good economy, right? >> we solved it all. >> next, mitt romney and sarah palin warned years ago about what is happening in russia today. they were mocked by president obama and others on the whole left. we have the tape. >>> and later, stars, selfies, and slices at the academy awards last night. stay tuned for our thoughts on the big show on this big show. >>> so, sarah palin could see russia from her house, or rather putin's threats. she warned us in 2008 if barack obama wins, his indecision and moral equivalence may spur putin to invade ukraine. she was mocked for it because as you know, she talks funny and stuff. who could forget the debate that obama had a lame joke that poked fun at mitt for calling him a foe. >> russia is a geopolitical foe. excuse me, it's a geopolitical foe, and i said in the same paragraph, i said, and iran is the greatest national security threat we face. russia does continue to battle
it will be necessary. one of the goals is to have a deficit neutral budget by 2015. it will be hard for them to achieve that. decreaseto either public spending or privatization. one thing i am concerned about, it looks like we're interested in a transformation right now to more of a sovereign or hedge funds investor base. that is a difficult transition for that government. they will government demanding guarantees. it would also be some of the things attached to it, which may the bond issue doesn't work out and they cannot put together the right budget, people knuckle under and they have to jack up taxes. what would that mean for these kinds of properties? rican's who goo to this resort. will the business the fine regardless? >> a good point. tourism is one of the safe that's right now. there are continued -- everybody isees the economic turn down not about to stop. it will be a difficult time in the next years. that may attract more tourism. tourists is one thing. has he been successful with his plan to attract hedge funders, not to invest their but to move their? complicated more situation and even h
the days of roman empire. its budget deficit is more than a billion dollars. that is the problem. local officials are pleading for a bailout. the country has other problems. the unemployment rate is highest ever, 13%. landing in south korea where the pastor of the world's largest church has been convicted embezzling $12 million. come on. his megachurch congregation top as million worshipers. each church has rows of atm machines in the hallway. that was dead give away something afoot. he has been given a three-year suspended prison sentence and will mead to pay $5 million in fines. >>> do you ever have too much money? i don't think so. don king doesn't. we'll ask him during the break. we'll be right back. in the new new york, we don't back down. we only know one direction: up so we're up early. up late. thinking up game-changing ideas, like this: dozens of tax free zones across new yk state. move here. expand here. or start a new business here... and pay no tax for 10 years. with new jobs, new opportunities and a new tax free plan. there's only one way for your business to go. up. find o
trying to cover a 142 million dollar budget deficit. also several board members went on record today saying the district need to look at ways to use toll money to help fund suicide barrier. take that up at the next board meeting in march. >> well this week rain still is not enough to end the worst drought in state history by any means it helps however. this is video of phoenix lake reservoir in marin county. officials say reservoir there are at 70% of capacity. usually about 88 percent this time of year. they will reevaluate in april but officials say because of the rain it's unlikely they require mandatory rartion okay meanwhile the customers will be asked to voluntary reduce water by 20 percent. that never hurts right. >> and the weather service announced that as of today we have now moved from the worst drought in california history to the second worst drought. so still bad but at least we are now financially moving in a more positive direction in terms of the rain. spencer is tracking even more of it from live doppler 7hd and roof of the broadcast center. >> that's right. i
-- with respect to egypt, i think the report documents objectively and in detail persistent concerns and deficits over the course of the year in the previous government with respect to freedom of association, freedom of abusesy, security force and protections of religious minorities. we are working with the egyptian government in trying to offer engagement and support to offer civilian government and inclusive democracy in egypt. >> go ahead, steve. >> i want to ask about the human rights situation for the palestinians under occupation. issued itsernational own human rights report dedicated to the palestinians where it points to an alarming abuse of force in 2013 that resulted in the deaths of twice in 2011 and 2012 combined. we take very seriously seek information from the government of israel about these, the report on the occupied territories reports human rights violations by hamas in significant amounts and by the palestinian authority. it also notes in the case of israeli authority, documentation of excessive force and restrictions on freedom of expression and freedom of movement. i would j
the biggest deficit of our lives since the cold war ended. >> pressure is on the mid-west to do something. >> this will get worse before it gets better. >> you got to believe it's over. >> we have to be in this for the long haul. >> it's now unclear just what the west can do about it. >> john kerry arrived in ukraine tomorrow. >> putin is not going to back off this w
and attention deficit issues. the greatest risk was seen in fathers 45 and older. >>> health advocates are pushing the fdaed to stop a powerful painkiller from going to the market. it's called zohydro. it's five to ten times more potent than a similar pill, vicodin. the fda approved it last fall. it goes on the market next month but critics are urging the fda to reconsider because the drug is so potent and potentially addictive. >>> get ready for a change you see on the labels in the market. the obama administration will announce new rules which have bigger and easier to read calorie numbers. serving sizes that reflect reality and separate sugar listings. other listings will be simplified and easier to understand. 12478 >>> president obama asking congress for $300 billion for infrastructure projects. he made this announcement at a train and bus station that was just refurbished. an example of what is possible, he said. transit is expected to run out of money later this year. mr. obama says these projects 49 provide jobs. >>> gay rights activists are celebrating the veto of a contention
in the second half. the cowboys overcoming a deficit, shooting 64% from the field. the finals 72-65 osu. virginia continues to be one of the surprise teams. they beet syracuse outscoring the orange. celebrating an amazing season on senior day in charles otsville. the cavaliers had the first out right a.c.c. title in 33 years. the orange dropped three of their last four. >> on the links, tiger woods is trying to make noise after barely making the cut at the honda classic. woods beginning the third round it 11 shots behind rory mcilroy. china charged up the board, posting seven birdies. woods jumped 49 spots. seven behind the leader entering the final round. >> finally tempers flare in the english premier league. the manager, al-alan pardew ped butting david meyler. he wassest jected and -- he was ejected and finned $168,000. >> sydney's gay and lesbian community celebrated the mardi grass parade. more than 10,000 watched the spectacle. the australian navy band marched alongside secondly clad dancers. [ ♪ music ] >> crowds filled the streets of rio de janeiro for its mardi gras parties
, imbalances you have because of the current account deficits, you need to keep monitoring fiscal policy quite tight. you have to be a lot deeper into the upcoming fiscal year before you see contraction growth and that has to come on the back of implementation of projects, some of the economic reform issues that have been announced since may 2012. >> so i guess may is the key if we're looking for measures like this to be introduced. do you think that's going to be a turning point for the country? >> well, i think there's a few questions about will the government get enough of the mandate and therefore be able to, on the back of that, implement policies, but that remain toes be seen. so it might not be easy for some of the incumbent parties to necessarily muster the vote they need to have. but it's true, post elections, you know, in principal we should be more a possibility to get more on the petition side of these policies, let preoccupation with elections nearing, if you will. the kick start of the investment cycle, all of that cannot be turned on overnight. it takes a while before these type
mentioned his work on repairing the state's budget and job creation. brown turned 25 billion dollar deficit in 2011 into a surplus this year. his approval rating is at an all-time high at 58%. the state's open primary is in june. >>> on the cover of "people" magazine, paula deen is opening up about her scandal last summer. in the interview she says i feel like embattled and disgraced will always follow my name. it's like that black football player who recently came out. he said i just want to be known as a football player. i don't want to be known as a gay football player. i know exactly what he's saying. deen is referring to nfl prospect michael sam. i just don't think this works! i think maybe she ought to try something else, joe. what do you think? i'm wondering if perhaps she might want to just stay away from talking. >> i think she really should. it's like that. >> talking thing is not working for her. >> it doesn't work. >> it's like that black football player? >> black football player as opposed to one of the white football player. it's like that black football player. >> she started
to have it happen during -- when things were terrible five years ago. but we can have a deficit which creates more debt but not at a rate that this grows faster than gdp grows. if gdp is going to grow at 2% in real terms, but the fed has a policy that they're shooting for 2% inflation on top of that, that would mean 4% in terms of nominal gdp and you literally could have debt grow at 4% and it would maintain the same relationship to no, ma'amal gdp as it does now. the trend is wrong. there is a danger of that goes wrong. i don't like seeing it go up as a percentage of gdp. this country is in wonderful shape. >> if you say government pensions aren't the problem because the government has the power to tax, what do you say to somebody who has a private pension? should they be worried about it? should they think they are still going to get it when they retire. >> it's protected by the pension benefit guarantee corps. that has come into play in many pension plans. the state municipal pension plans, the one right here in omaha, is in terrible shape. and almost out of resources. it's a healt
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